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[texts]The Ancient Greek Historians Harvard Lectures Harvard Lectures - J. B. Bury

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[texts]The Empire of the Khazars and the Peoples of the North - J. B. Bury
This study, which appeared as Chapter 13 of J. B. Bury's excellent History of the Eastern Roman Empire (London, 1912), examines Arabic, Armenian, Greek, Persian, and Syriac sources on the history of the Turkic Khazar Empire (7-10th centuries). The Khazars, whose leadership converted to Judaism in the 9th century, posed a grave danger at times to Byzantium as well as to the Muslim world. "The Empire of the Khazars and the Peoples of the North" (pages 402-426) treats: 1...
Keywords: History; Medieval; Khazars; Caucasus; Caucasian; Turkic; Altaica; Turco-Mongolica; Judaism; Jews; Armenia; Armenian; Georgia; pre-Turkic Azerbaijan; Byzantium; Byzantine; Empire; Iran; Persia; Caliphate; Russia; Hungary; Magyars; Caspian; Trade
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[texts]The Invasion of Europe by the Barbarians - J. B. Bury
This material is presented in fifteen very readable lectures delivered by the great historian J. B. Bury. The Invasion of Europe by the Barbarians (London, 1928) contains: 1. The Germans and Their Wanderings; 2. The Roman Empire and the Germans; 3. The Clash of Roman and Barbarian; 4. The Visigothic Entry into the Empire; 5. The Raiding of Italy and Gaul; 6. The Visigoths in Italy and Gaul; 7. Gaul, Spain, and Africa in Transition; 8...
Keywords: History; Medieval; Europe; European; Invasions; Barbarian; Caucasus; Caucasian; nomads; Huns; Avars; Altaica; Turkic; Roman; Republic; Empire; Byzantium; Byzantine; Iran; Persia
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[texts]The Life of St. Patrick and his place in History - J.B. Bury

Keywords: sainthood; patrick; episcopate; rome; ireland; religious history; history
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[texts]The Ceremonial Book of Constantine Porphyrogennetos - J. B. Bury
This study by the great historian J. B. Bury appeared in the English Historical Review 22 (1907) pp. 209-227 and 426-448. It is a description and analysis of the 10th century Byzantine emperor Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus' Book of Ceremonies. Contents include: 1. General Analysis of the Treatise; 2. The Ecclesiastical Ceremonies of Book I; 3. The Secular Ceremonies of Book I; 4. Conclusions as to the Sources of Book I...
Keywords: History; Historical; Medieval; Byzantium; Byzantine; Empire; Court; Nobility
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[texts]The Ancient Greek Historians Harvard Lectures Harvard Lectures - J. B. Bury

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[texts]A History of Greece - J.B. Bury

Keywords: ancient history; history; mediterrean; aegean
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[texts]The Cambridge Medieval History Vol Iii Germany And The Western Empire - J B Bury

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[texts]THE CAMBRIDGE ANCIENT HISTORY - J,B, BURY

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[texts]THE CAMBRIDGE ANCIENT HISTORY VOL XI - J.B. BURY

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[texts]De Administrando Imperio [On the Governance of the Empire] - J. B. Bury
This study by the great historian J. B. Bury appeared in Byzantinische Zeitschrift (Leipzig, 1906) pp. 517-577. It is a description and analysis of the 10th century Byzantine emperor Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus' manual known as De Administrando Imperio. This document was written by the emperor in 948-952 for his son and heir Romanus II, as a guide to foreign and domestic policies. It describes, among many other things, the histories and characters of the nations neighboring the Empire or inc...
Keywords: History; Historical; Medieval; Byzantium; Byzantine; Empire; Court; Foreign Policy
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[texts]A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great - J. B. Bury
This is a scholarly work which is also easily accessible to the general public. Chapters: 1. The Beginnings of Greece and the Heroic Age; 2. The Expansion of Greece; 3. Growth of Sparta; 4. The Union of Attica and the Foundation of the Athenian Democracy; 5. Growth of Athens; 6. The Advance of Persia to the Aegean; 7. The Perils of Greece. The Persian and Punic Invasions; 8. The Foundation of the Athenian Empire; 9...
Keywords: History; Historical; Ancient; Greece; Greek; Macedonia; Macedonian; Iran; Persia; Alexander; Asia Minor; Far East
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[texts]The Cambridge Medieval History - J. B. Bury

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[texts]Origins of the Turks - E. H. Parker, J. B. Bury
Two fine essays on the early history of the Turks from volumes of the English Historical Review: E. H. Parker's "The Origin of the Turks" (EHR, vol. 11, 1896) pp. 431-445 and J. B. Bury's "The Turks in the Sixth Century" (EHR, vol. 12, 1897) pp. 417-426. Parker meticulously describes and translates portions of Chinese historical sources, while Bury discusses Greek accounts by Menander and Theophylact Simocatta...
Keywords: History; Historical; Late Classical; Early Medieval; Altaica; Turco-Mongolica; Turks; Turkish; Roman; Byzantine; Empire; Byzantium; Armenia; Armenian; Persia; Iran; Georgia; Caucasus
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